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“By continuing the process of inflation, governments can confiscate secretly and unobserved an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes, writing about the effects of a seemingly small amount of inflation every year.

Former UK Foreign Secretary William Hague Believes there can be “No Absolute Right” to Privacy for British Citizens

In a keynote address to a packed London hall at Infosecurity Europe, Hague spoke about intelligence gathering by spies at GCHQ, the government’s stance on strong encryption and how former NSA-contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden had aided terrorism. “In a world where [access to] private information can protect the taxpayer or stop a multitude of crimes or save lives, in my view there can ultimately be no absolute right to privacy,” he said.

Details are available at http://goo.gl/2VzpjM.

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